The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 176 151 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.01% 16.74% 20.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.95% 65.09% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 153 143 164
Average salary £39,000 £33,163 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.60% -5.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
259 232 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.86% 25.72% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 217 220 308
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 196 (58.51%) .NET
2 192 (57.31%) SQL
3 161 (48.06%) C#
4 141 (42.09%) Windows
5 133 (39.70%) Microsoft
6 118 (35.22%) ASP.NET
7 109 (32.54%) JavaScript
7 109 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
8 107 (31.94%) MS Excel
9 100 (29.85%) HTML
10 80 (23.88%) MVC
11 71 (21.19%) Software Engineering
11 71 (21.19%) Degree
12 69 (20.60%) T-SQL
12 69 (20.60%) CSS
13 67 (20.00%) XML
14 64 (19.10%) .NET Framework
15 61 (18.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 56 (16.72%) Oracle
17 55 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 50 (14.93%) TDD
19 49 (14.63%) Java
20 48 (14.33%) WCF
20 48 (14.33%) Multithreading
21 47 (14.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 47 (14.03%) Data Warehouse
22 45 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 43 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
24 40 (11.94%) Visual Studio
25 38 (11.34%) PowerShell

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.78%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.58%) IIS
3 7 (2.09%) NetWeaver
4 6 (1.79%) CMS
4 6 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.60%) Node.js
7 2 (0.60%) WordPress
8 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 107 (31.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.19%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.55%) TCP/IP
2 26 (7.76%) Network Security
3 24 (7.16%) SAN
3 24 (7.16%) CTI
4 20 (5.97%) Firewall
5 15 (4.48%) Broadband
6 7 (2.09%) NAS
7 6 (1.79%) DNS
8 5 (1.49%) Internet
9 3 (0.90%) LAN
9 3 (0.90%) WAN
9 3 (0.90%) HTTP
10 1 (0.30%) VPN
10 1 (0.30%) SSL
10 1 (0.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 47 (14.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 47 (14.03%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (8.36%) Relational Database
6 21 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (3.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 12 (3.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.69%) DTS
13 8 (2.39%) MySQL
14 7 (2.09%) OLAP
15 6 (1.79%) OLAP Cube
16 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (1.19%) Big Data
17 4 (1.19%) MS Access
17 4 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (11.94%) Visual Studio
2 36 (10.75%) Moq
3 27 (8.06%) NUnit
4 24 (7.16%) Git (software)
5 20 (5.97%) JIRA
6 19 (5.67%) Eclipse
7 17 (5.07%) MSTest
8 16 (4.78%) Rhino Mocks
9 11 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (1.49%) Subversion
11 4 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.19%) JUnit
12 3 (0.90%) ERwin
13 1 (0.30%) Eclipse RCP
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (7.16%) Retail
2 21 (6.27%) Finance
3 3 (0.90%) Marketing
4 2 (0.60%) Local Government
4 2 (0.60%) Legal
4 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 210 (62.69%) Developer
2 59 (17.61%) .NET Developer
3 58 (17.31%) Software Developer
4 57 (17.01%) C# Developer
5 38 (11.34%) DBA
5 38 (11.34%) Senior Developer
6 29 (8.66%) SQL DBA
7 26 (7.76%) Administrator
8 23 (6.87%) SQL Server DBA
9 21 (6.27%) Graduate
10 20 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (5.97%) Senior C# Developer
11 19 (5.67%) Junior
11 19 (5.67%) Web Developer
11 19 (5.67%) Graduate Developer
11 19 (5.67%) Java Developer
12 17 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.78%) C# Software Developer
13 16 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (4.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (58.51%) .NET
2 118 (35.22%) ASP.NET
3 100 (29.85%) HTML
4 69 (20.60%) CSS
5 67 (20.00%) XML
6 64 (19.10%) .NET Framework
7 55 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (14.33%) WCF
9 36 (10.75%) SOAP
10 34 (10.15%) AngularJS
11 31 (9.25%) WPF
12 28 (8.36%) Web Services
13 27 (8.06%) REST
13 27 (8.06%) WinForms
14 26 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (7.46%) Entity Framework
16 22 (6.57%) COM
17 21 (6.27%) jQuery
18 20 (5.97%) LINQ
18 20 (5.97%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.55%) Clustering
2 24 (7.16%) Client/Server
3 23 (6.87%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.07%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.18%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.79%) Life Science
8 6 (1.79%) Replication
9 3 (0.90%) EPoS
9 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.60%) NHS
10 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.30%) GIS
11 1 (0.30%) Statistics
11 1 (0.30%) Social Network
11 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 141 (42.09%) Windows
2 28 (8.36%) UNIX
3 16 (4.78%) Linux
4 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.09%) Android
6 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.90%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (23.88%) MVC
3 71 (21.19%) Software Engineering
4 50 (14.93%) TDD
5 48 (14.33%) Multithreading
6 37 (11.04%) Project Management
7 36 (10.75%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (10.45%) SDLC
8 35 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (10.45%) Scrum
9 30 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (8.36%) OOD
11 25 (7.46%) ITIL
12 22 (6.57%) PRINCE2
13 20 (5.97%) MVVM
13 20 (5.97%) Database Mirroring
14 19 (5.67%) User Stories
14 19 (5.67%) Domain-Driven Design
15 18 (5.37%) Dependency Injection
15 18 (5.37%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 192 (57.31%) SQL
2 161 (48.06%) C#
3 109 (32.54%) JavaScript
4 69 (20.60%) T-SQL
5 49 (14.63%) Java
6 38 (11.34%) PowerShell
7 35 (10.45%) C++
8 24 (7.16%) PHP
9 18 (5.37%) VB.NET
10 16 (4.78%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.88%) VB
12 8 (2.39%) Python
13 4 (1.19%) VBA
13 4 (1.19%) Perl
14 2 (0.60%) C
15 1 (0.30%) Delphi
15 1 (0.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 71 (21.19%) Degree
2 8 (2.39%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.79%) ISEB
5 5 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.49%) CCNA
5 5 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.19%) MCSA
7 3 (0.90%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.90%) MCITP
8 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.46%) QA
2 20 (5.97%) SLA
3 10 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.79%) HL7
4 6 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) SCOM
2 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 133 (39.70%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.72%) Oracle
3 5 (1.49%) Cisco
3 5 (1.49%) Telerik
4 4 (1.19%) VMware
4 4 (1.19%) SAP
5 3 (0.90%) Business Objects
5 3 (0.90%) Cognos
5 3 (0.90%) SonicWALL
5 3 (0.90%) Tableau
6 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.30%) Borland
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.30%) ESRI
7 1 (0.30%) Mitel
7 1 (0.30%) Acronis
7 1 (0.30%) Facebook
7 1 (0.30%) Twitter
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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